tv Action News ABC June 30, 2014 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> hello, everyone, we're working on a developing story monday june 30. dangerous rip currents sweep a teenage boy out to sea at the jersey shore. we'll have the latest on the search efforts. >> the investigation continues how a metal security gate fell outside a rita's water ice store killing a little girl. >> we have more on the nightmare nanny who won't leave her employer's home. good morning, monday morning, 4:30 a.m., tam is off, nydia is here.
hey nydia. >> we'll have more on our stories, let's head over to david murphy, it's been beautiful, i understand changes are coming. >> it's going to get hot hot hot this week we'll have the forecast a little preview with david murphy. there we go. >> reporter: we're looking at temperatures, comfortable enough, 68 in philadelphia, 71 in allentown. as the day goes on these numbers will rise well into the 80s a lot of spots and it will be on the humid side. as we take a look we have showers out there and we have clouds dieing away. 71 degrees by 8:00 a.m. fairly comfortable in the morning, partly cloudy skies overall. as we roll through the day, 76 by 9:00 a.m., 85 by noon, 88 by
3:00 p.m. that's the high. 83 by 6:00 p.m. the uv index is running high, sunscreen is important today. when i come back, we have higher heat and humidity in the next couple of days and chance of drenching thunderstorms all in the seven day. >> developing at the jersey shore, the search for the 14-year-old boy who was swept away by rip currents in ocean city. a teen and a friend were walking along a 9th street jetty at 7:00 p.m. an hour after the lifeguards left the beach. several people rushed to help him. the rammed response unit was able to rescue the 14 people. people along the beach watched the rescue effort with a mixture of hope and dread. >> i have children my son is a
lifeguard 14 years, i know this is really a harrowing situation, i pray they find him. >> the 14-year-old boy remains missing. lifeguards local and state police firefighters and coast guard vessel and helicopter searched until dark. the search will resume at sunrise. the search is on for answers after a child was killed outside of a rita's water ice shop. 3-year-old wynter larkin was killed when a heavy security gate broke off from the building landing on top of her. now investigators are trying to figure out how it happened. vernon odem has the details. >> reporter: this child 3-year-old winter larken is a poverty child for -- poster child for a senseless tragedy.
winter owe and he remember mother we say charity event, the gate fell and cpr was administered and it failed. police cream scene gathered evidence including plywood slats inside the wall where the gate was supposed toed bolted. sources say the bolts should have been 6 to 8 inches long. the one side was 2 and a quarter inches in length. >> they had a problem with it coming down trying to pull it down, i was outside i was taking out the trash one night they asked me filled help them. i told them i couldn't help them. >> neighbors are sharing in the shock and grief her family is
trying to endure. >> wonderful people. very caring people, good neighbors. that's all i can say. very tragic situation. i know god will work in their favor. >> reporter: funeral services for 3-year-old wynter larkin are set for saturday. in the meantime, city officials are expected to have more to say about the tragedy in the 2800 block of girard. in center city, vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> the bucks county woman who remains hospital island the after a -- hospital idessed after a -- hospitalized after a freak accident with her laptop computer. police say it exploded. the computer burst into flames. she was taken to st. mary hospital where she is being
treated for burns to her legs. a young septa commuter become trapped in the turnstile. after plenty of manuverring he was pulled out. officials say he was from it frietenned, but not injured. septa is reviewing the security tapes to see how the boy got stuck. >> a bucks county gun dealer may face criminal charges after accidently shooting a woman in bloomberg. jeffrey hock was at his booth demonstrating a holster, instead of using a plastic gun hawk of warminster used a loaded weapon. the gun went over hitting the woman in the thigh. he was asked to leave because loaded weapons are banned from the show. let's look at the week
ahead. tonight's meeting will be held at a ewing community center, a natural gas explosion killed one woman and disloid 55 homes. -- destroyed 55 homes. so far they have not broke ground on new homes. drivers will not be able to use any hand-held device behind the wheel even while stopped in traffic or waiting at a stoplight. violators will see increased fines raging from 200 to $600 depending on the effects. philadelphia's new ban on electronic cigarettes goes into effect. the new law regulates them like regular tobacco products. they will be prohibited in public parks and buildings and can not be sold to minors. >> gm plans to pay the victims
of the crash caused by the bad ignition switches. 54 crashes and 13 deaths have been linked to the faulty switches. speak gas prices, they are on the rise up 17 cents from a year ago. the violence in iraq is blamed for the spike. the rizing prices will make this 4th july weekend the costliest for drivers since 2008. stock futures are somewhat flat right now. bottle openers featuring uruguay soccer star luis swarez are spopg up on -- are popping up on ebay. he was suspended for biting an italian player in the world cup. other world cup news with nydia.
>> reporter: there's something to keep your eye on during the world cup matches. a beechwood ocean county man will be a man to handle the france versus nigeria match. he was chosen after his strong performance in the group stage of the tournament. >> happening today, philadelphia kicks off the week long wawa welcome america celebration. today's events include children's story time at the academy of natural sciences, i'll be among the readers along with mayor nutter. children will enjoy the free admission as part of the go forth and learn festivities. 6abc.com has everything you need to know about the wawa welcome america festival. we have posted day-by-day listings of all the free events. find it all at 6abc.com.
>> you'll be hosting the big ceremony. >> we do the parade. independence day parade. >> the death of a toddler left in a hot car. more of what the police say the mother did before the death of her son. find out what happened when an emergency slide deployed inside the plane. >> guys we're off to a hot start and it gets more humid as the day goes on and hotter and more humid as the week goes on and there are some storms mixed in. i'll have the details coming up.
>> 4:43 monday morning, going to be hot like july. >> reporter: it sure is. we're getting hot and humid, especially tomorrow. today you'll feel the humidity pick up a little bit. storm tracker 6 live double scan we don't have any preprecipitation -- precipitation out there, but wednesday and thursday, those are the days we'll see downpours from storms. as we look outside we have tranquil conditions at philadelphia international airport. and comfortable enough for now. first of all it's going to be warm today and a bit more humid
later and then it gets hot and humid as we move through the week and there's chance of storms. the dewpoint is a little over 60. so it might feel a tad on the humid side, winds are calm and the air pressure is up over 30 inches. satellite an radar shows you how there will be a little bit of cloud cover mixing with the open space today as we go throoltd day overall -- through the day overall we'll call it partly sunny, and there are times we'll break out in full sunshine. 73 degrees at 8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., 82 degrees, and 2:00 p.m., 87 degrees it will feel a bit more humid, the high today is 88 and i could see that stricting around 3:00 p.m. and 85 degrees by 5:00 p.m. 87 in the i-95 corridor.
along the coast 80 degrees. it will be warm on the beach and everybody will feel the humidity ticking up a bit from where it was over the weekend. tomorrow hot and humid and a late-day thunderstorm. wednesday and thus we have unsettled weather as the cold front pushes through the region. any thunderstorm that forms along this will be slow movers and we have the potential for drenching downpours. there's a lot going on in the southern states and the gulf of mexico and in florida. there's a 60% chance of a tropical depression and if that happens it could proceed toward the northeast and bring us rain toward the end of the week. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, more humid today 88. hot and humid tomorrow, 92. a slight chance of a late-day thunderstorm a lot of you won't see that, but it's a possibility. there's a better chance wednesday and thursday, we'll
see slow moving drenching thunderstorms it will be hot tomorrow, wednesday and thursday. for the 4th of july, high of 82. but there's a chance of a lingering shower in the morning and maybe a thunderstorm around. at this point we're hoping all that is gone in time for the afternoon and evening when most of our good stuff is happening on the 4th of july. but that's the situation we're watching. sunday weekend looks good if you're extending the holiday. 84 degrees on saturday, 87 on sunday, and a fair amount of sunshine coming this week. >> breaking news right now the action cam is live at the scene there's been a standoff underway for about an hour and a half in the holmesburg section of philadelphia. police remain on the scene. there's a s.w.a.t team there, there's a man that police say is inside with a gun inside a home at this location. there was a woman with him at one point. she was able to get out and was
unharmed. police hope they can end the standoff peacefully in holmesburg we'll keep an eye for it. >> an vac slide -- an evacuation slide inflated inside the plane. the pilot handled the plane safely in watch -- wichita, kansas. nobody was hurt. more details could be she would shed -- could be shed on the toddle leisure who was left -- toddler who was left in a hot car. harris was charged with murder after admitting to police after he searched the internal for child death in cars including
the temperature it takes to be fatal. >> this is a person who is not all there. >> the mom has not yet been charged with the death of her son, cooper. >> it is now, 4:48. a major announcement coming from the white house, details on how the president plans to work toward border security as thousands of children flood america's southern borders. make sure up download a free 6abc news app, get out your cell phone, android, apple device and check the headlines when you wake up.
>> happening monday everybody, we're looking at i-95 near allegheny avenue traffic is moving well between bucks county anticipate center city. there's no overnight construction and volume is light. it may remain lighter than normal with the independence holiday coming on friday. let's look at city avenue at conshohocken avenue. construction crews did paving work over the weekend leading to a smoother ride along city avenue. there are no crews blocking lanes right now, but expect more construction later today. matt. >> reporter: thank you, nydia. 43:51, it's the ebbed of the month of june -- it's the end of the month of june.
no delays at at the airport across the country. 1200 flights over the lower 48. up and down the east coast could see a thundershower in some locales, atlanta would be more likely to be a candidate for that. you could see weather delays that's later today. east coast, thundershowers, you can see thundershowers in chicago and minnesota. and denver you could see showers there, as well, that could calls delays at denver international. >> president obama is stepping up the effort to manage the growing crisis along the southern border. the president is going to asking for $2 billion for help controlling the border. >> reporter: president obama calls it an urgent humanitarian
situation fleeing poverty and violence thousands sleeping in makeshift facilities on overcrowded floors. the president obama administration up to now wrestling with the legal obligation a law passed during the george w.bush presidency. under current law once the kids come across the border there's a system to process them and take care of them. >> reporter: now the administration has signaled plans to change that law, mr. obama wants to speed the deportation and higher more immigration judges and built facilities to house the children. bolderrer patrol has caught
52,000 kids since october. the number has overwhelmed the federal government and expected to grow. >> the fact is these are children, children and families. we have a moral responsibility to address this in a dignified way. the president is expected to ask congress for money to temporarily house mothers who bring their children illegally over the border. abc news, washington.
>> a california family's nanny nightmare may be nearing an end. the family fired diane stratton but she refused to leave the home. she offered to move out under her own conditions. according to her lawyer she said she could be out by july 4. but the family said that won't work because they plan to be out of town. it is unclear if the nanny will leave on her own. a man was caught on cell phone video riding on the trunk of a car speeding down an interstate in charlotte, north carolina. witnesses say he smashed the back window and climbed inside a woman was driving the car and there was a child in a car seat police say they received several calls about this, but by the time they showed up, the car was gone. >> 4:57 now, developing this
>> good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m., on this monday, june 30th, tam is off, nydia han joins us. >> tragedy strikes a group of young friends at the jersey shore. >> a fiery crash and a dramatic rescue, a person rushes toward a burning car to save a man trapped inside. >> we're waiting for one of the most anticipated supreme court rulings this year. >> we have weather and traffic with david and karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, on the big board we're looking at satellite. there's a little bit of cloud cover out there, but it looks